Mark T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1004) interviewed by Louis Rosenblum and Lya Dyn Rosenblum
- Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1987
- Interview Date
- January 25, 1987.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Mark T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1004). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Mark T., who was born in Lwów, Poland in 1919. He recounts emigration of two of his five siblings in the 1930s; ethnic tensions including antisemitism; Soviet occupation; being drafted into the Soviet air force in 1940; serving in Voronezh; returning home due to illness; German invasion in June 1941; help from an Ukrainian friend; deportation to Janikowo in 1942; working as the doctor's assistant thus avoiding hard labor; receiving extra food from Polish kitchen workers; escape to his hometown; incarceration and escaping twice again; hiding in a forest bunker with his sister when all Jews were evacuated from the town; receiving assistance from Poles and Ukrainians; liberation by Soviet troops; hearing antisemitic remarks; traveling to Austria, then Germany; studying dentistry; marriage; and emigration to join his sister in the United States.